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Bank supports COVID-19 relief
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Argyle First National Bank and Trust Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager Diane Martin, Community Fund of Southern Wisconsin Director of Donor Services Linda Gebhardt and CFSW Administrative Assistant Kristine O’Connor are pictured with a check for a $1,000 grant from the First National Bank and Trust Company that was awarded to the Argyle Community Fund. The grant was part of a COVID-19 relief program.

ARGYLE — First National Bank and Trust awarded a $1,000 grant to the Argyle Community Fund as part of the Federal Home Loan Bank COVID-19 Relief Program. The Argyle Community Fund, a component of The Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, has given back nearly $162,000 to the local nonprofit organizations since its founding in 2000. This particular grant will go to support organizations throughout Argyle impacted by the pandemic, and that are meeting local needs resulting out of COVID-19. 

Additionally, The Argyle Community Fund has recently extended funding for Ole’s Cupboard to help provide extra resources to families and to the Argyle Public Library for protection barriers and any other personal protection equipment such as masks, sanitizers, gloves and more.

For more information on the Argyle Community Fund, Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, contact Linda Gebhardt, Director of Donor Services, at or 328-4060. 

With the support of donors who are inspired to leave a lasting legacy in the community, the fund serves as an endowment for community improvement projects. Annually, a portion of the fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants. The fund supports a variety of community projects that enhance the arts, education, health and human services, the environment, historic preservation and more. 

The Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin serves to match charitable donors with the needs of communities in nine southern Wisconsin counties, including Rock, Walworth, Crawford, Iowa, Lafayette, Green, Grant, Sauk and Vernon.  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with assets in excess of $60 million. For more information, call 608-758-0883 or visit